How The Martian Depressed & Then Inspired Me ::spoilers::

How The Martian Depressed & Then Inspired Me ::spoilers::

How The Martian Depressed & Then Inspired Me ::spoilers::

WARNING: Contains spoilers for The Martian turn back now if you haven’t seen it yet and want to eventually.

I just finished watching The Martian and I felt the need to write a review and explore how this movie made me feel.┬áThe movie is based on the novel The Martian by Andy Weir. It is a story of ingenuity, perseverance, and hope which highlights that the good people outnumber the bad by a large margin. I thoroughly enjoyed it but I did feel a bit shitty for being depressed even though I have a home and a family and a car and food when Mark Watney survived and I would say thrived in such a dire situation. I know this is foolish because comparing is never a good idea and Mark Watney is a fictional character but, it’s just how I felt initially. I wished I could be half as strong, determined, and intelligent as Watney.

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